Launched in 2012, MD Anderson's Moon Shots Program™ aims to significantly reduce cancer deaths and transform cancer care. Moon Shot™ teams pursue innovative projects prioritized for greatest patient impact and specialized platforms provide infrastructure, systems and strategy. These efforts will help support all other cancer research at MD Anderson. Funding is from private philanthropy, institutional earnings, competitive research grants and commercialization of new discoveries. The Beau Biden Cancer Moonshot, led by former Vice President Joe Biden, aligns with the program to accelerate progress in the fight against cancer.
Private philanthropic commitments to the program total more than $435.1 million.
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